Bronze Hand Uncovered at Roman Fort — Archaeological Headlines – Archaeology Magazine

NORTHUMBERLAND, ENGLAND—A sold bronze hand has been unearthed in a boggy area near the Roman fort of Vindolanda, located at Hadrian’s Wall, according to a report in The Independent. The five-pound hand is thought to have been ritually buried as a gift to the god Jupiter Dolichenus after the Roman victory over Scotland in A.D.…

via Bronze Hand Uncovered at Roman Fort — Archaeological Headlines – Archaeology Magazine

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